from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To prepare (written material) for publication or presentation, as by correcting, revising, or adapting.
- transitive verb To prepare an edition of for publication.
- transitive verb To modify or adapt so as to make suitable or acceptable.
- transitive verb To supervise the publication of (a newspaper or magazine, for example).
- transitive verb To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
- transitive verb To eliminate; delete.
- noun An act or instance of editing.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To put forth; issue; publish.
- To make a recension or revision of, as a manuscript or printed book; prepare for publication or other use in a clarified, altered, corrected, or annotated form; collate, verify, elucidate, amend, etc., for general or special use.
- To supervise the preparation of for publication; control, select, or adapt the contents of, as a newspaper, magazine, encyclopedia, or other collective work.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To superintend the publication of; to revise and prepare for publication; to select, correct, arrange, etc., the matter of, for publication.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A change to the text of a
- verb To
changea text, or a document.
- verb transitive To be the
editorof a publication.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb cut or eliminate
- verb cut and assemble the components of
- verb prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
- verb supervise the publication of
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Nice boots, though. * posts this edit, will type more in another edit*
I don't know why GraceAnne's email looks like a YA verse novel; it looks normal in "edit" mode so I don't know how to fix it.
After the hard edit is done, I go back and do a faster edit for flow and continuity.
A line edit is like hiring a painter to put a fresh coat on, inside and out.
The real issue I have with the concept of ad vs. edit is that it puts pbublcists in a position of having to “justify” their roles and — for those of us who are outside publishing houses — our fees to authors.
While in edit mode, you can pause keywords, adjust your Max CPC, change the destination URL, and switch the match type.
A copy edit is like hiring a cleaning service to come in and make the place spotless before you start inviting prospective buyers in to see the place.
A developmental edit is like hiring a structural engineer to fix the place up right.
Now read on … Volume 2 is in edit, apologies for our tardiness.
The Spring 2010 issue of Fine Lifestyles Regina, the local magazine I edit, is now online.